Do something you stink at :: A New Year suggestion

Last fall, when I was desperate for a distraction from the pandemic, the election, and everything else that was making me anxious, I did something I had been thinking of doing for years: I signed up for an adult beginner ballet class. Why ballet? Well, I've loved to watch ballet ever since I was little,…

On the storming of the Capitol: Well, what did you think would happen?

January, 2017. The day after Donald Trump's inauguration, there are protests all around the world. While there is no march in the town where I live, I am encouraged by the images I see circulating on social media: streets packed with people, many wearing pink hats and carrying signs with slogans like "Love Trumps Hate"…